15 / 06 / 2023
Just 0,07% of 819m border budget to Greece earmarked for Search and Rescue
As the European Commission chastises Greece for violent pushbacks and European officials express their grief over the deadly Pylos shipwreck, Greek authorities have been granted more than twice the amount of EU funding for border management from 2021 to 2027, compared to the previous grant.
12 / 05 / 2023
EU Details Violations at Greece’s ‘Model’ Refugee Camps
Internal EU documents show Greece’s ‘new generation’ of refugee camps struggle to provide accommodations in line with asylum standards.
29 / 04 / 2023
Surviving hell in Samos: Beaten, robbed, and pushed back from Greek ‘paradise’
Following a months-long investigation, Solomon has been able to locate and document for the first time the picturesque spot on the Greek island, where ten asylum seekers were detained, abused, and robbed by masked men before being cast adrift in the Aegean sea.
19 / 04 / 2023
Hawala: The bankers of irregular migration
The absence of legal migratory routes towards Europe has raised the importance of entrusted intermediaries that operate through the ‘hawala’ system and serve both as a bank for smugglers and as an insurer for migrants.
23 / 03 / 2023
Pushbacks: MEPs ask for explanations after a report by Solomon & El País reveals mistreatment and exploitation of refugees
The president of the LIBE Committee and Spanish MEPs have asked the EU to investigate recent revelations and have proposed making adherence to human rights law a condition for the allocation of EU funds to Greece.
09 / 03 / 2023
The Great Robbery: during illegal pushbacks in Greece, refugees are robbed by border guards
Solomon's investigation, in collaboration with the Spanish newspaper El País, reveals that Greek security forces have stolen more than €2 million from refugees during pushbacks.
06 / 03 / 2023
The Fire at Moria: A disaster destined to happen
The re-examination of information and revealing data call into question the credibility of the evidence that led to six young asylum seekers being convicted of setting fire to Europe's most notorious refugee camp.
13 / 01 / 2023
They saved the lives of refugees at sea. Now Greece is putting them on trial.
Two dozen aid workers have been indicted with facilitating migrant smuggling and face up to 25 years in prison, in a trial that has sparked international attention. Solomon has reviewed legal opinions, and spoken to defendants and lawyers, to peel back precisely what is at play in the case.
06 / 12 / 2022
They once experienced war in their home country. Bosnians are now helping those who get stuck along the Balkan route.
Azra has made her home a hub for those in need, and Asim has devoted himself to supporting migrant people. In a country still dealing with its own scars, many Bosnian people are showing solidarity to those escaping today’s wars and hardship.